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I Love the Eighties: I Love 1983


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Continuing the series recalling the fashions and films, and the stars and sounds of the eighties. Ends 1.20am.
Roland Rat celebrates the year he rescued TV-am from falling ratings and saved a channel from going under. This was the year of the fitness revolution, pioneered by Jane Fonda, while Diana Moran - the Green Goddess - and "Mad Lizzie" Webb urged British audiences into leotards and legwarmers. Michael Jackson released the ground-breaking music video Thriller, Wham! topped the charts with Club Tropicana and the film Flashdance had people dancing in the cinema aisles. See Choice.
(S) (W) BBC MUSIC: a soundtrack, I Love the Eighties, is available on CD from retailers


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I Love the Eighties: I Love 1983

BBC Two England, 10 February 2001 21.05

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